|Another Day, Another Way - No-Source Netlabel|
To celebrate fifty releases on No-Source Netlabel, we've compiled a new compilation consisting on No-Source artists, exclusive tracks, and upcoming bands from the net scene. "Another Day, Another Way" really shows off the sound that is No-Source, with quieter, acoustic driven music, and a good dose of electronics. The compilation kicks off with Multi-Panel's "Christmas with Mr. Rice." This is no holiday song though with washed out acoustics and electronics stuck in a reverb blender...
Keywords: no-source; acoustic; electronic; compilation
Downloads: 1,041,765 (2 reviews)
|Breathing Through the Liquid System - Rho|
No-Source is pleased to re-release a newly re-mastered version of Rho's debut album, "Breathing Through the Liquid System." Similar to their previous No-Source release, "Cedarleaf", this is a very accessible album. It beautifully merges down-tempo electronica with indie and post rock guitar riffs. The album kicks of with the mellow spacial hum of “Demos of Bloomington.” Laid back beats take stage, backed by electric guitars on a summer' drive...
Keywords: no-source; instrumental; electronica; downtempo; rock; indie
|Roadside Sketches - Art Sonic|
Art Sonic is musical output of multi-instrumentalist Richard Lisaj. Richard brings his new album, "Roadside Sketches to No-Source. The album is full of great acoustic guitar lead instrumentals. "Roadside Sketches" is the first part of the Southwestern trilogy, a project inspired by a 3-week long road trip to the American Southwest (Colorado, Utah and New Mexico). Richard recorded a wealth of material during this trip and also did some field recordings which later, back in his studio, got incorpo...
Keywords: no-source; acoustic; folktronic; instrumental
|All It Takes - Multi-Panel|
"All It Takes" is the third album by Multi-Panel, the solo project of Ludo Maas. Native to the Netherlands, Ludo has been perfecting his style of loop based electronic music pared with vocals and acoustic guitar. On "All It Takes", Maas blends Lo-fi IDM with Americana, creating a decidedly cinematic experience. Each track blends to the next like scenes in a movie. Nostalgic guitar rifts become the canvas for the synthetic flourishes and expressive synth work...
Keywords: no-source; idm; americana; acoustic; folktronic
|Train Times For Sway - Multi-Panel|
Ludo Maas recorded this definitive folktronica album back in 2004 under his solo project Multi-Panel. Train Times for Sway was set for release sometime in 2005, but due to uncontrollable circumstances, the album remained lost to our ears and hidden in the vaults these past five years. For those familiar with Multi-Panel's Door EP, this album will be like coming home after a hard day's work. Electronic rhythms mix into hushed vocals and guitar, while lush synth swells cultivate richness and depth...
Keywords: no-source; netlabel; folktronic; electronic; guitar; acoustic
|Doméstico EP - Cocolixe|
Cocolixe brings us the new EP, "Doméstico." After Cocolixe's first EP "Futuro", the Barcelona-based artist delivers us a more personal and song-oriented work. The longing for the past and puzzlement in front of the future coexist in these four warm electro-pop songs, leading us step by step from melancholy to enthusiasm. Referring to European 60's and 70's cinema and music, "Doméstico" invites us to enjoy cosmopolitanism quiet into our private space...
Keywords: no-source; electro-pop
|Book of Burrow - Book of Burrow|
The debut, self-titled release from Book of Burrow is a cozy, whimsical snapshot of instrumental folktronica. Similar in style to The Books, Book of Burrow, a collaborative project between Michael Carrier and Morgan Quirk. They build short musical pieces out of sampled instruments, snippets of recording sessions, and electronic clicks. The God Tree opens the album with hi-hat rhythms and glitch filled guitar delay...
Keywords: no-source; electronic; instrumental; folk; folktronic; laptop
|Good People and Good Night EP [DELETED] - Tomika|
Tomika is the music Tom Streller from Leipzig. He combines, electronics, indie pop vocals, chamber pop structure, and a flare of the imagination. His debut EP under Tomika is an extremely mature release. You can tell that Tom has complete control over all of this production techniques and instruments. Pathos Interlude is a short song based around string instruments. Fall In Springtime shares some similarities with Tunng...
Keywords: no-source; indietronic; folktronic; pop; indie; electronic
|You In The Future - Ancient Lasers|
Ancient Lasers is mainly Daniel Finfer (Post Human Era). Ancient Lasers is music for fans of Nine Inch Nails, Foo Fighters, Aphex Twin, M83, The Faint, and Bright Eyes. Vocally, it shifts between a muscular Ben Gibbard and grunts worth of Trent Reznor’s macho swagger. From these juxtaposed elements, Ancient Lasers frontman, Daniel Finfer, finds a cohesive lyrical blend of futurist/transhuman/post human paranoia and optimism...
Keywords: no-source; indietronic; pop; electro; rock
|Blue - Tardiss|
Tardiss return with their third release on No-Source and their most intricate release to date. This five track EP is made up of rich textures, full arrangements, and a brilliant sense of wonder. "Blue" begins with the epic "Missing Lincoln". The track shifts from complex synth work and commuting IDM rhythms to a more acoustic sounding down tempo piece, before bring it all together in crescendo. The second track, "Define Grit", induces a vision of urban cinematography...
Keywords: no-source; electronic; IDM; down tempo
|Hunnibug / In the Shadow of the Mountain - boletes / Kites Overhead|
This split release features two short EPs by two up and coming musicians. Both releases are wonderful and work well on their own just as they fit together as one. boletes is Roy Gornall of Scotland. boletes' Hunnibug EP floats and crescendos through four tracks of ambient folk. His music conjures a Red House Painters style of other-worldly folk music. Roy captivates the listener in his world with soft guitars, electronic spacial reflections, and soft lyrics of mysticism...
Keywords: no-source; indie; electronic; folk; ambient; postrock
|Uniform Static - Background Radiation|
Background Radiation, is the electronic pop duo Ludo Maas & Tim Dwyer. Their sound sits somewhere nicely between Tunng and Apparat. They have been slowly amassing music for this full length album since 2008. "Uniform Static" is a collection new work that is their most engaging, polished yet. It is an extremely percussive album, sharing similarities with their "False Start ep". Electronic drums pulse and click along all twelve tracks...
Keywords: no-source; electronic; acoustic; pop; indie
|Love Song Before Sleep - Parametic Delay|
Parametic Delay is Benk Robo and Dittea. We often imagine how our childhood was, wishing that we could shrink back into a kindergarten state, running endlessly, tirelessly playing and filled with a joyous smile. The first song in this modest work is entitled "Childhood Reheated" containing this childhood imagination. Filled with tales told by parents, a house made of cake and chocolate, playing football in the clouds, being a dwarf, being a superhero, dreaming about a small spots of ice cream ra...
Keywords: no-source; toytronic; electronic; toysound
Downloads: 548 (2 reviews)
|Suite Happy Sweet - Apsis Lappet|
Experimental lo-fi synth pop. Apsis Lappet is the solo project of Texas native Nate Kitchens. His music is as catchy as it is non-conventional. Listening to Apsis Lappet's debut, Suite Happy Sweet, I'm hit with waves of nostalgia. These songs are the songs created inside of my daydreams as a child. Kitchens manages to recall every note as he writes the aged lyrics and crafts this EP. Spidermunkey recalls a synth punk inner city attitude while Happier Day and Mellow remind me of early Magnetic Fi...
Keywords: Electronic; lo-fi; Experimental; Synth; Pop
|Brace For Gravity - Rho|
Rho return to No-Source Netlabel with their first batch of new material since 2010's album, 'Cedarleaf.' 'Brace For Gravity' is a brilliant, concise, and calculated release. It showcases the two distinct sides of Rho. One side is their quiet, ambient, acoustic side. Guitars tremble slowly through seas of effects in many of the shorter songs on this album. The other half of Rho is the sprawling, progressive, beat oriented instrumentals...
Keywords: no-source; indietronic; acoustic; instrumental; electronic; rock; indie
|Back To The Rock - Christian McKee|
Back To The Rock from Christian McKee encompasses ten songs recorded over the past five years. Cataloging his solo career, this album represents some of McKee's best moments to date. Musical exploration, refinement, and thought-provoking lyrics are key elements of McKee's work. Christian's songs sound oddly familiar upon first listen, with a hybrid of musical styles merging together on each track. Back To The Rock conjures the likes of Bob Dylan, Passion Pit, and David Gray, with Christian confe...
Keywords: no-source; indietronic; pop; acoustic; elctro; folk
|Nylon & Turtle - Sergi Boal|
Sergi Boal (from Barcelona) is an accomplished classical guitarist. No-Source and Acustronica are pleased to bring you his debut album, "Nylon & Turtle". This album contains nine original compositions that solely focus on Boal's acoustic guitar playing. Plucking and strumming fight for dominance in each of these dynamic tracks. Boal is quoted as saying that he is influenced in some way by the music of Baden Powell, Brad Meldauh, Radiohead, and Jose Gonzalez...
Keywords: no-source; acoustic; classical guitar; instrumental
Downloads: 54,957 (1 review)
|Birds - Alex Tiuniaev|
Birds is a new single from Russian composer Alex Tiuniaev. The track effortlessly combines post-classical sensibilities with instrumental, electronic, pop. It's good to see Alex tackle other genres as he's most well known for his ambient and post classical works. Birds is a playful piece. Melodic synths and drum machines dance along side bright, polish sound design. The b-side is a scratchy, downtempo remix by Ford Madox Ford who introduces an effects laden vocal loop into the re-imagined track.
Keywords: No-Source; electronic; pop; remix; instrumental
|Picture puzzle pattern door - Sekotis|
Tom Stokes returns with another Sekotis album on No-Source. "Picture puzzle pattern door" further melds the worlds of IDM and Post Rock. The track "Rivers & Mountains" sparks the album into existence with very little electronics. The piece is comprised almost entirely of cleverly layered guitar work. The second track, "The suns that teach the sky to dance" juxtaposes playful electronic melodies with distorted glitch beats...
Keywords: no-source; electronic; IDM; postrock; indietronic; instrumental
|Thisistar - Tardiss|
It's great to welcome back Tardiss to No-Source with their brand new album, "Thisistar." This album picks up where "Blue" left off, further refining their sound into something that full bridges lo-fi indietronic and hi-fi IDM. The album kicks off with the over nine minute sprawling epic "Willbury Road." Downtempo beats are the center stage for this album. Long rhythmic grooves intersect with short interludes before fading out in the last few minutes of the album with the majestic ambient piece "...
Keywords: no-source; electronic; ambient; lo-fi; indie; IDM; downtempo
|Best Of No-Source Vol. 2 - No-Source Netlabel|
Tracks from No-Source Netlabel 2011-2013. Contains a previously unreleased track by pEACEFANg.
Keywords: compilation; electronic; acoustic
|Futuro EP - Cocolixe|
Perfect electro-pop for a bright hot day. Enter Barcelona-based producer Cocolixe with the Futuro EP. This short four song EP is full of summery sounds and chilled dance beats. A lot of Cocolixe's creative inspiration is drawn 60's & 70's music and film. Often in the Futuro EP does the music evoke that similar washed out photo and sound feeling as when listening to early AIR or Blue States. Enjoy your summer...
Keywords: no-source; netlabel; electronic; electro-pop; pop; indietronic
|pEACEFANg EP - pEACEFANg|
pEACEFANg is the solo project of A. Fischer from Portland, Maine. Fans of his group project, Selbyville, will notice distinct similarities between the two musical outlets. pEACEFANg delves into the minimal state of sound, focusing quiet instrumentals around acoustic guitar or Casio CT-310 keyboard. "Country Tune" begins the album with soft waves of twangy guitar drones. "ct310" showcases the lo-fi versatility of the Casio CT-310 keyboard...
Keywords: no-source, folktronic, electronic, ambient, acoustic, minimal, instrumental, casio, guitar
|Farewell These Unkown Suns - Full-Source|
Farewell These Unknown Suns is the final Full-Source album. These twelve songs close the book on the last thirteen years of musical experimentation in the realm of electronic pop music. Collected are elements from all styles of Full-Source over the years. The finished creative output is an album that is unique and (for the first time) very much sounding like Full-Source. The sun sets, we look to the stars...
Keywords: no-source; toytronic
|The Curse of Kevin Carter - The Curse of Kevin Carter|
Better known for creating ambient soundscapes with lush melodies and densely collaged samples, Ross Baker - has written an album of haunted pop songs on guitar and keyboard under the name The Curse of Kevin Carter. Produced in a lo-fi manner inspired by his obsessive listening to Guided By Voices, John Frusciante and early Beck, The Curse of Kevin Carter finds acoustic and electric guitar, piano, synths, noise and a heavy dose of tape hiss hiding beneath Ross's fragile voice...
Keywords: no-source; netlabel; lo-fi; experimental; indie
|Stay Gold - Will Bangs|
It's difficult to classify "Stay Gold" as an album in the traditional sense. The debut No-Source release from Will Bangs is more so an initial, beautiful spark of a grand experiment than it is the final words to a long mulled over topic. This collection of work (tracks 1 - 9) represents impressive sketches and musical beginnings. As a listener, these short, loop based, instrumental pieces of guitar driven folktronica stand very well on their own...
Keywords: no-source; instrumental; folk; folktronic; acoustic; remix contest
|Behind the Blind - Tardiss|
Tardiss is the musical output of Karl Koopmann and Steve Setzepfandt. Behind the Blind is eleven tracks of emotive, instrumental, electronica. This album comes highly recommended for fan's of Steve's other band, Rho. The sound of Tardiss combines styles well developed by Boards of Canada and M83's early work. The first track Spinner, perfectly lays out the mood of the album. Fuzzy beats take lead as lovely synth work, plucked guitars, and percussive flares wash over them...
Keywords: no-source; electronic; instrumental; emotive
|Glass Memories - Rho|
No-Source is pleased to re-release a newly re-mastered version of Rho's second album, "Glass Memories." You may have heard a couple of these tracks before if you grabbed their "October Turncoat EP." Originally released in 2009, these seven tracks show all sides of the Rho sound. This is also their most guitar-centric album. "Suspended on a Wide Hinge" hangs upon strumming and plucking before delving into the twenty-two minute epic, "Laserfaced"...
Keywords: no-source; electronic; indie; rock; downtempo
|Home EP - B for Brontosaurus|
B for Brontosaurus is everything there is to love in the world of indie pop. Quirky waves of lyrics interweaving with with non-traditional instrumentation transport you back in time to a different age. Every song dabbles in harmonies while the trio trade in their guitar and bass for the occasional synth, piano or harmonica. For those familiar with B for Brontosaurus' debut full length, expect a mellow listen with the Home EP...
Keywords: Indie; Pop; Rock; Chamber
|Cedarleaf - Rho|
Steve Setzepfandt and Josh Wittman are back with their second release on No-Source and third full-length album "Cedarleaf," the follow-up to 2009's "Glass Memories." "Cedarleaf" is Rho's most accessible album to date. It is a beautiful mix of electronic rhythms, synth swirls, and guitar driven melodies; a pop landscape with a mountain range of cinematic style. "Sun Justice" begins the album with soft ambient electronics, leading into the dark, electric guitar-heavy "Mississippi." "K-Eyes" sees R...
Keywords: no-source; netlabel; electronic; ambient; guitar; acoustic
Downloads: 1,797 (1 review)
|Hey You, Choose Your Own Adventure - No-Source Netlabel|
Keywords: indietronic; folktronic; acoustic; mellow; indie; instrumental; folk; electronic
Downloads: 1,044 (1 review)
|Argonautica - Wacky Southern Current|
Marco Cervellin, the force behind Wacky Southern Current, returns with his third album on No-Source. Argonautica continues the trend of high quality instrumental albums from Marco. To give Wacky Southern Current one genre is to sell the music short. A wide range of influences fill up each release from Marco. Argonautica is no exception. This is a more guitar-centric album with Kraut influences, particularly on the track "We Are Argonauts." "French Radio" is a short burst of experimental soundsca...
Keywords: no-source; instrumental; acoustic; kraut; rock; mellow
|Death City Able - Tardiss|
Tardiss are back with five brand new tracks, keeping with the analogue, Boards of Canada quality we all know and love. “Death City Able” is a structured city-scape. Saw-wave synths, downtempo beats and backwards guitars usher in “Mono Overdrive” in a late night cruise through some deserted downtown metropolis. “Red Eye Open Shut” is a short, melodic ambient synth piece. A dream of other worlds before another day in the bustling city...
Keywords: no-source; electronic; downtempo; ambient; idm
|Retain Mist - Multi-Panel|
Multi-Panel returns with a mini-album companion piece to last year's Train Times For Sway album. Retain Mist is initially more accessible than Train Times and still proudly carries the folktronic flag. The rhythms here are simpler, the melodies catchier. Prepare Rain's soft guitar strums hide under layers of synth blips. Restraint focuses on the minimal as acoustic guitar takes the spotlight, backed by electronic sounds and sparse vocals...
Keywords: no-source; electronic; folktronic; acoustic
Downloads: 458 (1 review)
|I Want To Grow Old With You - Will Bangs|
Will Bangs returns to No-Source with a lovely album full of warm and friendly folk songs. "I Want To Grow Old With You" was recorded by Will last year, live, in one sitting, with a bunch of his friends singing along. The outcome is a raw, acoustic album that is in equal parts endearing and spontaneous. These are songs of memories, traveling, friendship, and love. We'll let the songs explain further...
Keywords: no-source; acoustic; folk
|Maritime - Fires Were Shot|
Fires Were Shot are an amazing instrumental duo from Texas, United States. Their sound can be categorized as textural, guitar driven ambient music. No-Source Netlabel is excited to debut Fires Were Shot's long-form single, "Maritime" to the world. Fans of Cheer, talkingmakesnosense, or Brian McBride (of Stars of the Lid) will instantly fall in love with the sound of Fires Were Shot. Maritime, at over twenty eight minutes, takes you on a journey out to sea and back...
Keywords: no-source; acoustic, ambient, drone, instrumental
|In a Realm of Uncertain Summer - Wacky Southern Current|
Wacky Southern Current returns to No-Source for a new album of hauntingly beautiful instrumental music. “In a Realm of Uncertain Summer” sees Marco Cervellin find middle ground between instrumental soundtracks, acoustic moods, and post rock sensibilities. The title track kicks off the same vibe given by Air's “The Virgin Suicides” soundtrack. The instrumentation is top notch as apparent on “Eaten by Your Own Sun”...
Keywords: no-source; acoustic; instrumental; post rock
Downloads: 48,294 (1 review)
|Best Of No-Source Vol. 1 - No-Source Netlabel|
Tracks from No-Source Netlabel 2009-2010. Contains a previously unreleased track, a remix of a track by Uniform Motion from Full-Source.
Keywords: compilation; Electronic; Acoustic
|Your Blues Are Rough - Mark Ge|
No-Source is pleased to ring in the New Year and embrace 2012 with a release from Mark Ge. Mark Ge is a musician and writer from the North-Eastern United States. His first EP includes a collection of lo-fi bedroom recordings and one studio recording. Most of "Your Blues Are Rough" is just Mark Ge singing and playing guitar. The lo-fi quality really brings the listener and these tracks to a more intimate setting...
Keywords: no-source; lo-fi, folk, indie
|Like The Wind Within The Hollow Tree - Wacky Southern Current|
Mellow, instrumental, post rock. Wacky Southern Current's "Like The Wind Within The Hollow Tree" is neither wacky nor southern. Marco Cervellin of Italy plays most of the instruments himself creating a hushed, minimal, peaceful landscape of down tempo, acoustic music. From the electronic tinged opening track, "I Took a Journey" to the ambient feel of "Unterkircher", this album sways without ever straying too far...
Keywords: no-source, post rock; instrumental; mellow; acoustic; down tempo
Downloads: 2,795 (2 reviews)
|The Fear of Farewell - Apsis Lappet|
"The Fear of Farewell" is Apsis Lappet's third release and second full length album. These nine songs are nothing less than face melting, tripped out, synth infused, pop music. Apsis Lappet has always been experimental in nature. Fans will be happy to know that "The Fear of Farewell" pushes new boundaries, contains many catchy hooks, and experiments in pop song structure. This album shares some sonic similarities with Apsis Lappet's debut, "Suite Happy Sweet"...
Keywords: no-source; electronic, pop, acid, trip
Downloads: 481 (1 review)
|Another Setting Sun - Second Thought|
"Another Setting Sun" is the final album from Second Thought, the previous recording name of UK musician Ross Baker. This album is the coda to a quintilogy of full length albums released between 2004 and 2011. Music of Second Thought has always stayed close to the concept of dream-like travel, troubled wordless travel, and organic journeys. For those familiar with Second Thoughts output, the sound of "Another Setting Sun" fall directly between "Purlieu" and "Leaf Pass"...
Keywords: no-source; electronic; ambient
|When I see the fallen leaves turning red by the setting sun my heart is overwhelmed EP - Fighting Lion|
Fighting Lion is Álvaro Menéndez from Spain. His debut EP, “When I see the fallen leaves turning red by the setting sun my heart is overwhelmed,” folds five songs into a concise album under eight minutes in length. Each track consists of Menéndez's ukulele playing and accompanying drum machine. The EP starts with “Place by the sea,” recalling memories of forgotten seasides. “Wandering” is a reflective stroll down the street you grew up on...
Keywords: no-source; folktronic; acoustic
|Mi cuerpo de Meteorito EP - AUDY|
(in english)_ Concise, electronic, acoustic experimentalism. The music of AUDY could be summed up as such. It's not what we've come to expect from electro-acoustic experiments, though. These are short and beautiful pieces that become fully understood when "Mi cuerpo de meteorito" is played from start to finish. The soft waves of guitar hook you in place on "Por momentos." The rest of the EP is a static-tinged suite, channeling a pocket-sized gamelan...
Keywords: no-source; netlabel; acoustic; electronic; experimental; instrumental
|Two - Fukkitol|
Fukkitol's new EP "Two", is a whirlwind of ideas, emotions, and sounds all collage together into five pieces of experimental electro-acoustic IDM. The first track "jobb Ingen" could be mistaken as something by AFX while the second track travels from quiet piano to elctro-prog rock, to some sort of low key Aphex Twin piece. Tracks three and five remind me of some of Four Tet's more experimental work...
Keywords: no-source; netlabel; acoustic; electronic; experimental; idm; abstract
|Eyes Wide & Empty Hats - Full-Source|
Following the release of Full-Source's third album "The Lantern, The Ghost, and The Sea" a remix contest was started to promote and expand upon the sound and themes of the album. A year and many remixes later, a companion album, "Eyes Wide & Empty Hats" enters. This album carries on the toytronic atmosphere with seven songs from the same recording session that produced the The Lantern, The Ghost, and The Sea as well as seven favorable remixes by new artists and No-Source favorites...
Keywords: no-source; indie; electronic; folktronic; ambient; remix
|op.1 [DELETED] - For Solacing Grief|
For Solacing Grief’s release “op.1” brings five tracks of mesmerizing instrumentals. Exquisite guitar work builds a bridge between all the tracks. From start to finish the release is filled with beautiful moments. The music appears as a silent place of refuge. Time dissolves while you slowly drift into emerging sounds. Melodies and harmonies unfold with room to breathe. Small details take on greater significance in this ambiance and special moments are captured...
Keywords: no-source; guitar; instrumental; postrock; slowcore
|A day in a night - Naked Polly|
No-Source is excited to welcome Naked Polly to the roster. Naked Polly is the solo project of Oscar Granero from Madrid. His music focuses around acoustic guitar, piano, and voice, manifesting into some great mellow psych-folk. "A day in a night" is Naked Polly's first full-length album. The songs are a-wash with reverb, sprouting flourishes of synths and wind instruments throughout. Percussion work is minimal or non-existent...
Keywords: no-source; psych; folk; acoustic; indie; chamber pop
|Her Sound Became my Prayer - Grids/Units/Planes|
Grids/Units/Planes is Andrew Foley of Brisbane, Australia. His slick, unique production style forges a brilliant mix of IDM and electronic shoegaze. Only five tracks deep, this album visits a multitude of textures. The title track combines elements of M83 and Album Leaf with spoken word, plucked synths, building to a brilliant wall of sound. "Kaleidoscopes and Cathedrals" has a music box quality and the feel of some later Boards of Canada material...
Keywords: no-source; electronic; IDM; shoegaze
|Bland siffror och troll i en bil utan blinkers - Myll|
Myll is Swedish musician Edvin Lindström. The album 'Bland siffror och troll i en bil utan blinkers' (Translation: Among Numbers and Trolls in a Car Without Blinkers) is a refined mix of recording styles, musical inspiration and instrumentation. 'Bland siffror...' is a combination of opposites: analog and digital, acoustic and synth, complicated and simplistic, hi-fi and lo-fi. The album is as eclectic as it is a cohesive unit...
Keywords: no-source; netlabel; acoustic; electronic; pop; indie